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Disability Offsets: Traps for the Unwary Attorney -- and Tips for Avoiding Them

Tuesday, May 13

2:00 p.m. Central / 3:00 p.m. Eastern

60 Minute Webinar

Gain CLE and learn how to avoid traps when it comes to Social Security Disability Insurance benefits.

 

Transvaginal Mesh and Bladder Slings: Concerns and Legal Remedies

Thursday, May 15

2:00 p.m. Central / 3:00 p.m. Eastern

60 Minute Webinar

Gain CLE and get up to date on the impact of transvaginal mesh and bladder sling cases with this interactive webinar for both Tennessee and Alabama attorneys.

 


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ADVANCE MEDICAL DIRECTIVES

Tennessee Advance Medical Directives: How to Better Serve Your Clients' Needs

Earn 1 hour of CLE credit as Charles Key, Of Counsel with the Memphis law firm of Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, discusses landmark cases and the Tennessee Health Care Decisions Act (HCDA) as they relate to advance medical directives. He comments on the differences between living wills, end-of-life directives, and durable powers of attorney for health care. Also he includes with the materials, attached with the course, downloadable forms that comply with the HCDA.

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Category: Advance Medical Directives


BUSINESS LAW

Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: Fiduciary Duty Issues in Member Disputes Involving Tennessee LLCs

Earn 1 hour of CLE credit with Richard Spore, a Memphis attorney with significant experience in partnerships and joint ventures, business divorces, and business planning. If you represent LLCs in Tennessee, this all-new TAM CLE course is for you! During this on-demand course, Mr. Spore will address fiduciary duties under Tennessee's "old" LLC act, changes brought about by the Revised LLC Act, common law fiduciary duties, and much more. Mr. Spore will also give valuable tips to help you draft operating agreements under the Revised LLC Act.

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Category: Business Law

Stern v. Marshall: A Must-Read for the Bankruptcy Litigator

Earn .75 hour of CLE credit as Nashville attorney Griffin Dunham discusses the background, facts, holdings and implications of Stern v. Marshall, which impacts core proceedings in bankruptcy cases. The dispute in Stern v. Marshall related to the estate of the late J. Howard Marshall II, the husband of Vickie Lynn Marshall (Anna Nicole Smith).

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Category: Business Law

Tennessee Business Entity Acts: 10 Obscure but Important Points

Earn 1 hour of CLE credit as you learn 10 important - but sometimes overlooked - points about Tennessee's business entity acts. When does the old LLC Act apply? What are the fiduciary duties of a LLC member or a general partner? These questions and more are addressed by Richard Spore, a member of Bass, Berry & Sims PLC, who chaired the TBA committee that drafted both Tennessee's current general partnership and limited liability company acts.

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Category: Business Law

Series LLCs in TN: Usage, Tax Treatment, and More

Gain 1 hour of CLE credit with this course presented by Richard Spore. The series limited liability company (LLC) has a number of subparts or series, each of which has separate ownership of assets and separate liability for debts. It is crucial that lawyers become familiar with series LLCs in order to advise clients on what type of business entity best serves their needs.

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Category: Business Law

NEW! Consumer Protection Recovery Under the Old Law: It May Not Be too Late for Some of Your Clients

Earn .75 hour of CLE credit while leaning from Candi Henry, with Dodson, Parker, Behm & Capparella, PC, about the changes the Tennessee Legislature made to the Tennessee Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). How do the courts determine damages? What is the standard of appellate review? Is comparative fault a defense under the TCPA? Ms. Henry answers these questions and more in this fast-paced and informative presentation.

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Category: Business Law


CIVIL PROCEDURE

Ethical Considerations in Deciding Whether to Accept Representation

Earn 1.5 hours of DUAL CLE credit with Rebecca Blair, a leading plaintiff attorney in Tennessee. During this 90-minute course, your speaker will discuss a number of ethical, business, and practical considerations that come into play when deciding whether to accept a case. Highlights include: recent amendments to Tennessee's Rules of Professional Conduct, ethical concerns, duties to prospective clients, diligence, conflicts of interest, business considerations, and practical considerations.

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Category: Ethics,, Civil Procedure

Joint Defense Agreements in Tennessee: Drafting Tips

Earn 1 hour of CLE credit while learning when courts will allow joint defense agreements and how to ensure that your clients will be best served by them. Nashville attorney Joe Kelly discusses important cases in which attorneys entered joint defense agreements. He also explains how to draft the agreements to preserve the privilege claimed.

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Category: Civil Procedure

The Ins and Outs of Motion Practice on Appeal in Tennessee

Earn 1 hour of CLE credit as attorney Candi Henry, who clerked for Justice William C. Koch Jr. on both the Tennessee Court of Appeals and the Tennessee Supreme Court, discusses time deadlines for filing various motions with the appellate courts. She will also discuss the content of motions and the procedure on motions. She will give best practices and examples.

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Category: Civil Procedure

The Inadvertent Receipt of Confidential Information: Ethical Considerations in Tennessee

Earn .75 hour of DUAL CLE credit and gain valuable guidance on the proper steps to take when you accidently receive confidential information from an opposing party. Experienced litigator Griffin Dunham discusses current opinions from the Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility and the American Bar Association concerning an attorney's ethical duties to clients, the court and other attorneys.

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Category: Ethics,, Civil Procedure


EMPLOYMENT LAW

Non-Compete and Non-Solicitation: An Overview of Tennessee Law and Tips for Drafting Agreements

Earn 1 hour of CLE credit. There is more to a non-compete agreement than you might think. Boilerplate clauses are not always the best option and it is not enough simply to state the policy in the employee handbook. Learn about these topics and more. Attorney David Johnson of Miller & Martin PLLC will tell you about acceptable consideration, define protectable business interest, discuss trade secret issues, and point out relevant case law impacting these widely used employment agreements. Mr. Johnson has extensive experience in the litigation of disputes at the trial and appellate levels. His area of expertise includes employment and business litigation.

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Category: Employment Law

Tennessee Workers' Comp Update: 2011 Legislative Changes and Case Law Highlights

Earn 1.5 CLE credits. In 2011 the Tennessee Legislature made significant changes in the law relating to workers' compensation. The definition of injury, rules for settling future medical expenses and communications with medical providers are some of the areas impacted by the new law. Listen and learn while Attorney Fred Baker, a member of Wimberly Lawson Wright Daves & Jones, gives clarity to the legislative changes and discusses pertinent case law.

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Category: Employment Law

Workers' Compensation Administrative Review: Understanding Discovery Procedures in Tennessee

Earn .75 hour of CLE credit as Richard Murrell from the Workers' Compensation Division of the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development explains the manner of referral to the Department's discovery attorney, what triggers a discovery referral, the administrative discovery regulations, and the discovery procedures.

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Category: Employment Law

Workers' Comp Injuries in Tennessee: Best Practices for Mounting a Successful Defense

Earn 1 hour of CLE credit. Learn practical winning tips for defending workers' compensation cases in Tennessee. Attorney Jason Ensley, with Ensley, Baker & Shade, PLCC, says the key is to know the facts, the law, the judge, the opposing counsel and yourself. He shows how these components fit together to improve the odds of a favorable outcome for your client.

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Category: Employment Law

Tennessee Workers' Compensation Update: Recent Cases and New Laws

Earn 1 hour of CLE credit as Fred Baker discusses 2012 workers' compensation legislation and case law updates. He'll review legislation targeting pain management in workers' comp. He'll review cases covering the willful misconduct defense, the application of the statute of limitation in post-traumatic stress disorder cases, and more.

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Category: Employment Law


ESTATES AND TRUSTS

2010 Changes to Tennessee Trust Laws

Earn 1 hour of CLE credit with Paul Hayes, a licensed CPA and prominent tax attorney. In this new on-demand course from Tennessee Attorneys Memo, Mr. Hayes will explain the changes brought about by the Tennessee Community Property Trust Act of 2010. In just under one hour, Mr. Hayes will discuss the advantages of Tennessee Community Property Trusts (TCPT), requirements to create a TCPT, administrative provisions for TCPTs, tax and planning considerations, unitrust conversion, and much more.

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Category: Estates And Trusts

New Tax Law in Tennessee: How State and Federal Changes Affect Estate Planning

Earn 1 hour of CLE credit as you learn from Harlan Dodson how to plan with the new federal exemption and the changes in the Tennessee inheritance tax, how to allow flexibility in estate planning in the event the laws change again, and what provisions can be used in trusts and wills to take advantage of the laws that exist now.

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Category: Estates And Trusts


ETHICS

Ethical Considerations in Deciding Whether to Accept Representation

Earn 1.5 hours of DUAL CLE credit with Rebecca Blair, a leading plaintiff attorney in Tennessee. During this 90-minute course, your speaker will discuss a number of ethical, business, and practical considerations that come into play when deciding whether to accept a case. Highlights include: recent amendments to Tennessee's Rules of Professional Conduct, ethical concerns, duties to prospective clients, diligence, conflicts of interest, business considerations, and practical considerations.

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Category: Ethics,, Civil Procedure

Ethical Pitfalls: The Attorney's Use of Technology & Social Media

Earn 1.25 hours of DUAL CLE credit and find out how to avoid costly mistakes and to make proper use of current electronic resources. Marisa Lee Combs, an associate in the Nashville office of Lewis, King, Krieg & Waldrop, discusses the pros and cons of using Internet technology and social media in your legal practice.

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Category: Ethics,, Technology/social Media

The Inadvertent Receipt of Confidential Information: Ethical Considerations in Tennessee

Earn .75 hour of DUAL CLE credit and gain valuable guidance on the proper steps to take when you accidently receive confidential information from an opposing party. Experienced litigator Griffin Dunham discusses current opinions from the Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility and the American Bar Association concerning an attorney's ethical duties to clients, the court and other attorneys.

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Category: Ethics,, Civil Procedure

Ethical Considerations and E-Discovery: How to Overcome Challenges in Tennessee

In order to best serve your clients, it's crucial for you to have a solid understanding of the e-discovery process so you can keep ethical standards high while remaining in compliance. Gain 1 hour of DUAL CLE credit with Jim Summers as he updates you on recent decisions involving e-discovery, and the best ways to stay in compliance with the law.

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Category: Technology/social Media,, Ethics

NEW! Ethics and Professionalism: The Corporate Attorney-Client Privilege in Tennessee

Earn 1 hour of DUAL CLE credit as Todd Presnell, with Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, explains how to master the challenges of maintaining the attorney-client privilege in Tennessee and gain useful practice tips that you can put to use immediately. Topics include the corporate attorney-client privilege, in-house counsel, privileges and conflicts of law, and contractual choice of law provisions.

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Category: Ethics


FAMILY LAW

Alimony in Tennessee: Types, Amounts, and Modifications

Earn 1 hour of CLE credit. Alimony has been a recent topic of media broadcasts and water cooler discussions primarily because of the Tennessee Supreme Court's ruling in the Gonsewski case. Family law practitioner, Kevin W. Shepherd, provides insightful descriptions of each type of alimony considered by trial courts, gives best practice tips for negotiating alimony settlements and includes brief highlights of several important legal cases.

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Category: Family Law

Child Custody: Tennessee's Appellate Courts Weigh In on Issues

Earn 1 hour of CLE credit. Attorney Kevin W. Shepherd helps you fill your practice toolbox with helpful advice on how to use appellate court decisions to achieve the best outcome for your clients. Mr. Shepherd discusses how to mediate a full or partial settlement, grandparent rights, how to stop or defend parental relocation, and what courts look for when modifying existing co-parenting plans. He also highlights recent legislative changes and statutory law on child custody.

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Category: Family Law

Child Support Guidelines: 2010 Update for Tennessee Attorneys

Earn 1 hour of CLE credit with Barbara Broersma, assistant general counsel of the Tennessee Department of Human Services, the agency that oversees child support in Tennessee. During this 60-minute course, your speaker will present valuable updates on Tennessee's child support guidelines, touching on topics such as the purpose and history of Tennessee's guidelines, child support assumptions, willful or voluntary unemployment or underemployment, and much more.

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Category: Family Law

Practical Advice for Drafting Marital Dissolution Agreements, Parenting Plans, and Mediation Agreements

Earn .75 hour of CLE credit as Franklin attorney Virginia Lee Story instructs listeners about issues oftentimes not included in divorce settlement agreements, such as financial disclosures and enforcement provisions, division of retirement accounts, protecting against additional debt, and proper alimony type. Gain practical drafting advice and download the attached helpful forms and checklists.

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Category: Family Law

QDROs: Dividing Retirement Plans in Tennessee Divorces

Earn .75 hour CLE credit as you learn how to prevent unnecessary delay and expense in your family law practice by knowing how and when to include a QDRO as part of the divorce settlement. Brentwood attorney Jimmy Helton explains what issues should be included in the divorce decree and the QDRO. How is the QDRO approved? QDROs are complex instruments and the law is sometimes unclear.

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Category: Family Law

New Developments in Adoption Law in Tennessee

Earn 1 hour of CLE credit with Dawn Coppock, a frequent speaker, writer and consultant on the subject of adoption in Tennessee and across the nation. She is certified as a Juvenile-Child Welfare Specialist and a Family Law Mediator and is a Fellow in the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys. In just 60 minutes, Ms. Coppock will discuss the changes to Tennessee's adoption laws, including new statutes, legal parent, putative father, recent Supreme Court and Court of Appeals decisions, and procedural issues. Don't miss this important update on Tennessee's adoption laws!

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Category: Family Law

NEW! QDROs in Tennessee: 2013 Update

Earn .75 hour of CLE credit as James Helton shares practical tips and advice for dividing retirement plans in Tennessee. Learn how the marital portion of the pension is calculated, what the Plan Administrator requires, how gains and losses will be credited, and more.

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Category: Family Law


INSURANCE

More Insurance in Auto Accident Cases in Tennessee: Exploring All Possibilities

Earn .75 hour of CLE credit. If you represent clients in cases involving negligence and personal injury, you will want to take this opportunity to listen as attorney Laura W. Bishop, with the Law Offices of John Day, discusses Tennessee statutory and case law concerning insurance coverage for automobile accidents. Topics include vicarious liability, the Family Purpose Doctrine, negligent entrustment, and unknown defendant and uninsured motorist provisions.

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Category: Torts,, Insurance


JUDGMENTS/COLLECTIONS/SUBROGATION

Judgment Enforcement: Techniques, Common Roadblocks, & Advanced Strategies

Earn 1.5 hours of CLE credit with David M. Anthony, a Nashville attorney who regularly speaks on topics related to bankruptcy, post-judgment collections strategy, foreclosures, ethics, and trial practice. During this all-new CLE course, Mr. Anthony will give you practical tips, techniques, and tools to enforce judgments in Tennessee. Mr. Anthony will discuss post-judgment stays, creative ways to find a debtor's assets, how to use judgment liens, fradulent transfers, and methods of getting the funds to your client quickly after a judgment is rendered. If you represent a client who has recently won a judgment in Tennessee, this 90-minute on-demand course is must-have material!

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Category: Judgments/collections/subrogation

Subrogation Issues: Medicare Secondary Payer Rule, Hospital Liens, and More

Earn 1 hour of CLE Credit when Pam Johnson, a member of Leitner, Williams, Dooley & Napolitan, gives clarity to complex subrogation issues. Learn how to draft an effective Indemnity and Hold Harmless Agreement. Find out when the U.S. government can sue you for Medicare payments made on behalf of your client.

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Category: Judgments/collections/subrogation

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act: Dos & Don'ts for Attorneys

Earn 1.5 hours of CLE credit with Earl C. Buckles, a Memphis attorney experienced in business and consumer transactions, as he explains critical dos and don'ts of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). In just 90 minutes, Mr. Buckles tackles the scope of the FDCPA, the exemptions to the Act, the transactions included and excluded from the Act, and recent case law. Mr. Buckles also discusses communications with a debtor, locational information, and prohibitions and harassment. Our speaker will break down the background of the FDCPA as well, with brief outlines of the history and purposes of the Act. This all-new CLE course is essential for attorneys representing collection agencies, clients who have been contacted by a collection agency, or those seeking to collect a debt on behalf of a client.

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Category: Judgments/collections/subrogation

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act: What Are the Limits?

Earn 1 hour of CLE Credit. Attorneys practicing in the area of debt collection will want to learn how to protect themselves from being sued by debtors claiming unfair collection practices. The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act requires debt collectors to follow strict procedures and timelines. Phillip Kirk, a debt collection attorney with more than 30 years' experience, covers the history of the FDCPA, definition of terms, governing statutes and recent court decisions.

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Category: Judgments/collections/subrogation

NEW! Debt Collection in 2012: Dos and Don'ts for Communicating with Debtors

Earn .75 hour of CLE credit as Frank Springfield and Alan Leeth, of Burr & Forman, share their highly practiced knowledge of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. You will learn about the legal restrictions that are on communications equipment and methods, how to guard against third party disclosures, what is meant by express consent and much more.

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Category: Judgments/collections/subrogation

NEW! Liens and Security Interests in Tennessee: What Attorneys Must Know

Earn 1 hour of CLE credit as David M. Anthony of Bone McAllester Norton PLLC discusses the types of liens and security interests available in Tennessee. From consensual liens to ad valorem tax liens, he brings to light the effective and proper use of liens for assuring protection of your clients' monetary assets and investments.

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Category: Judgments/collections/subrogation

NEW! Medicare Secondary Payer Process: Problems, Trends, and Recent Developments

Earn 1 hour of CLE credit as Bryan Moseley, of Moseley & Moseley, discusses common problems and recent changes in the Medicare secondary payer process. He gives an overview of the Medicare Secondary Payer System and explains mandatory insurer reporting to the government when the interests of Medicare need to be protected. He also discusses Medicare Set Aside allocations, approvals and administration.

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Category: Judgments/collections/subrogation


MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

Hot Topics in Medical Malpractice in Tennessee

Earn 1 hour of CLE credit with this all-new on-demand course from Tennessee Attorneys Memo as Randy Kinnard, a premier plaintiff's medical malpractice attorney in Nashville, explains the newest changes to medical malpractice laws in Tennessee. In 60 minutes, Mr. Kinnard will tackle the new notice requirements, certificates of good faith, selecting expert witnesses, recent Supreme Court and Court of Appeals rulings, cases pending before the Supreme Court, medical expenses, and much more.

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Category: Medical Malpractice

Tennessee Tort Reform: What Changes October 1

Earn .75 of CLE credit while learning what the legislature changed on October 1, 2011, concerning litigation of tort claims. Rebecca Blair, a leading plaintiff's attorney, discusses changes to the statutes regarding venue, appeal bonds, medical malpractice, caps on damages, product liability, class actions and the Tennessee Consumer Protection Act.

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Category: Medical Malpractice,, Torts

Locality Rule in Tennessee: The Impact of the Shipley Decision

Want to know how the Supreme Court's recent ruling in the Shipley case affected expert witness testimony and the requirements of the locality rule? Do you know how that ruling also impacted the standard for summary judgment? Attorney Rebecca Blair, experienced in complex litigation and catastrophic injury, provides the answers to these questions while offering clear explanations of the history of and reasons for the locality rule in Tennessee. Earn 1 hour of CLE credit.

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Category: Medical Malpractice


REAL ESTATE LAW

Real Estate Law in Tennessee: Recent Laws and Cases

Earn 1 hour of CLE credit as a experienced real estate litigator, attorney Porter Feild, presents recent developments in real estate law in Tennessee. You will get up-to-date information as Mr. Feild skillfully highlights legislative changes in Tennessee statutes governing foreclosure and the Tennessee Residential Landlord & Tenant Act. He also discusses recent case law impacting real estate law.

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Category: Real Estate Law


SOCIAL SECURITY

Social Security Disability: Gaining an Advantage at the ALJ Hearing

Earn 1 hour of CLE credit with Grayson Smith Cannon, a shareholder in the Goodlettsville firm of Cannon & Cannon Attorneys, P.C. During this 1-hour on-demand course, your speaker will show you how to make the most of a case before, during, and after the ALJ hearing. Your speaker will give tips on handling "unworked" files, gathering and organizing critical information, submitting new evidence, requesting "on the record" decisions, preparing pre-hearing briefs, and interviewing and preparing clients.

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Category: Social Security


TECHNOLOGY/SOCIAL MEDIA

Ethical Pitfalls: The Attorney's Use of Technology & Social Media

Earn 1.25 hours of DUAL CLE credit and find out how to avoid costly mistakes and to make proper use of current electronic resources. Marisa Lee Combs, an associate in the Nashville office of Lewis, King, Krieg & Waldrop, discusses the pros and cons of using Internet technology and social media in your legal practice.

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Category: Ethics,, Technology/social Media

A Guide to the Tennessee Courts' New Website from the Appellate Court Clerk

Earn 1 hour of CLE credit as Appellate Court Clerk Mike Catalano gives you a close up look at the Tennessee Court Systems' website. He directs you to areas of the website where attorneys, judges, paralegals and administrators will find tools to help them in their jobs. You'll find court contact information, court calendars, court opinions, case status information, rules of court, practice guides and forms. This website features many interactive functions.

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Category: Technology/social Media

Ethical Considerations and E-Discovery: How to Overcome Challenges in Tennessee

In order to best serve your clients, it's crucial for you to have a solid understanding of the e-discovery process so you can keep ethical standards high while remaining in compliance. Gain 1 hour of DUAL CLE credit with Jim Summers as he updates you on recent decisions involving e-discovery, and the best ways to stay in compliance with the law.

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Category: Technology/social Media,, Ethics

NEW! Facebook, Twitter & More: Practical Tips on How to Request Social Media Discovery

Gain 1.5 hours of CLE credit as Clinton Sanko, with Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC, explains the ins and outs of social media discovery and its impact on trials. He will discuss the latest developments in courts around the nation. Other topics include adversary party review, in camera review, producing party review, privacy objections, and juror misconduct.

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Category: Technology/social Media


TORTS

More Insurance in Auto Accident Cases in Tennessee: Exploring All Possibilities

Earn .75 hour of CLE credit. If you represent clients in cases involving negligence and personal injury, you will want to take this opportunity to listen as attorney Laura W. Bishop, with the Law Offices of John Day, discusses Tennessee statutory and case law concerning insurance coverage for automobile accidents. Topics include vicarious liability, the Family Purpose Doctrine, negligent entrustment, and unknown defendant and uninsured motorist provisions.

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Category: Torts,, Insurance

Tennessee Tort Reform: What Changes October 1

Earn .75 of CLE credit while learning what the legislature changed on October 1, 2011, concerning litigation of tort claims. Rebecca Blair, a leading plaintiff's attorney, discusses changes to the statutes regarding venue, appeal bonds, medical malpractice, caps on damages, product liability, class actions and the Tennessee Consumer Protection Act.

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Category: Medical Malpractice,, Torts

Liquor Liability Claims in Tennessee: Who Can Be Left Holding the Bag?

Earn .75 hour of CLE credit. Attorney Laura Bishop, with the Law Offices of John Day, highlights findings of the court in precedent setting cases impacting liquor liability claims. You will learn about the "dram shop" statutes' definition of proximate cause and standard of proof, whether the purchaser of alcohol can be held liable if he or she does not actually consume the beverage, and under what circumstances an adult host might be found to have a duty of care to minor guests.

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Category: Torts

Personal Injury Damages in Tennessee: Where Do We Stand After Tort Reform?

Earn 1 hour of CLE credit as Brandon Bass, with the Law Offices of John Day in Brentwood, explains where we stand after the passage of the Civil Justice Act of 2011 capping noneconomic damages in Tennessee. Learn what issues you can expect to face in the coming years and how damages can be proven going forward so you can best serve your clients in personal injury cases.

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Category: Torts

Tennessee Tort "Reform": What You MUST Know Now

Gain in-depth knowledge of the Tennessee Civil Justice Act of 2011. Brandon Bass and Bob Chapski skillfully detail the recent tort reform laws enacted by the legislature concerning damage caps, what role the jury will play in tort cases going forward, explanations of exceptions and safe harbors, venue limitations and much more. Mr. Bass of the Law Offices of John Day represents plaintiffs in product liability cases, medical malpractice actions, and trucking lawsuits. A shareholder with Lewis King, Mr. Chapski focuses his practice in the areas of product liability and tort litigation involving automotive, transportation, construction and industrial equipment/aerial devices, and consumer products matters. Earn 1 hour of CLE credit.

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Category: Torts

Automobile Collision Cases in Tennessee: Tips for Handling the Essential Elements

Earn 1 hour of CLE credit while Daniel Clayton offers practice tips and useful advice on how to handle issues such as subrogation and the "made whole" doctrine. He also discusses when it is wise to employ an investigator and how to get the information you need from all parties. He highlights important case law relative to automobile collisions.

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Category: Torts

Slips, Trips, and Falls in Tennessee: Premises Liability Law Update

Earn 1 hour of CLE credit while learning the keys to proving liability in a trip and fall case, as well as how to prepare an effective defense. J. Bryan Moseley discusses the fundamentals of a fall, building and safety codes, how to prove negligence per se, landlord/tenant relationships, and more. The material he includes with his presentation is an added bonus.

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Category: Torts

Wrongful Death Damages in Tennessee: Where Do We Stand After Tort Reform?

Earn 1 hour of CLE credit with Brandon Bass as he provides insight on changes in wrongful death damages since the passage of the Civil Justice Act of 2011. Topics include economic damages, earnings and income, loss of earning capacity, lost profits, benefits, deductions, damages to credit, incidental damages, and consortium. He'll also review limits on recovery.

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Category: Torts

NEW! Medical Proof Requirements in Personal Injury Suits: Making Your Case in Tennessee

Earn 1 hour of CLE credit as Laura Baker, with the Law Offices of John Day, discusses how to prove damages in personal injury cases. Topics include expert proof of causation, the more likely than not standard, pre-existing conditions, proving the effects of an injury, permanency, lost wages and earning capacity, scarring and disfigurement, pain and suffering, emotional injuries, proving medical bills, the Collateral Source Rule, Medical Expense Summaries, future medical expenses, and diagnostic tests.

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Category: Torts


Why take a TAM On-Demand CLE course?

  • It’s convenient: TAM On-Demand CLE courses are available anywhere you have connection to the Internet, so you can fulfill your CLE obligations at home, at the office, or on-the-go.
  • It’s cost-effective: No travel costs or time lost to traffic jams and other delays.
  • It puts you in control: Start and stop your CLE training when pressing matters demand your immediate attention.
  • It’s pre-approved by the Tennessee CLE Commission: You can get up to 8 credit hours each year toward your CLE requirement via TAM On-Demand CLE.

How to Take Your TAM On-Demand CLE Training

Once you have registered with Coggno and submitted credit card information, you will receive an e-mail containing a link to your personal account page. Simply click on the event title to begin listening.

Getting CLE Credit


After you have completed the TAM On-Demand CLE course, complete the 10-question true-or-false quiz, then click the "Finish" button. You will be directed to a form to supply your information to receive CLE credit.

Tennessee Attorneys Memo will notify you of your completion of the course and will report the CLE hours to the Tennessee Commission on CLE and Specialization.

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